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Python | sympy.compare() method

  • Last Updated : 19 Jul, 2019

With the help of sympy.compare() method, we can compare the variables and it will return 3 values i.e -1 for smaller, 0 for equal and 1 for greater by using sympy.compare() method.

Syntax : sympy.compare()
Return : Return the value of comparison i.e -1, 0, 1.

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Example #1 :
In this example we can see that by using sympy.compare() method, we are able to compare the variables and return 3 values i.e -1 for smaller, 0 for equal and 1 for greater.






# import sympy
from sympy import *
x, y = symbols('x y')
  
# Use sympy.compare() method
gfg = x.compare(y)
    
print(gfg)

Output :

-1

Example #2 :




# import sympy
from sympy import *
x, y = symbols('x y')
  
# Use sympy.compare() method
gfg = x.compare(x)
    
print(gfg)

Output :

0

Example #3 :




# import sympy
from sympy import *
x, y = symbols('x y')
  
# Use sympy.compare() method
gfg = y.compare(x)
    
print(gfg)

Output :

1




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